How to Maintain Invisalign® Cleanliness

Virtually undetectable, Dr. William Whittle stresses the importance of keeping your teeth clean and your clear aligners spotless so that treatment with Invisalign® remains unnoticeable. Dr. Whittle and his team at Whittle Dentistry in Benbrook, TX offer these tips to help patients maintain the cleanliness of their aligners a little better: Remove your aligners. Remember to remove your clear aligners before eating, brushing and flossing. Also be sure to rinse your aligners before putting them back into your mouth. Make a first aid Invisalign® cleaning kit. Get into the habit of taking a toothbrush, toothpaste and floss with you wherever you go and design a special container just for your Invisalign®-cleaning tools and keep it …

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Do You Need Invisalign?

Many parents in the Azle, TX area wonder if their teen needs Invisalign, and even grapple with the question of, “Do I need Invisalign?” themselves! Here’s a helpful list that outlines when you should call Dr. William Whittle of Whittle Dentistry to schedule an initial consultation: 1. Early or late loss of baby teeth 2. Teeth that meet in an abnormal way 3. Finger sucking or other oral habits 4. Crowding, misplaced, or blocked-out teeth 5. Jaws that shift, make sounds, protrude or recede 6. Speech difficulty 7. Biting the cheek or biting into the roof of the mouth 8. Difficulty of chewing or biting 9. Facial imbalance or asymmetry …

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Maintaining Your Beautiful Smile After Invisalign®

Caring for your smile does not stop after Invisalign®, maintaining your new smile requires retention. Understanding that many people do not realize the great importance of wearing retainers, Dr. William Whittle and his team at Whittle Dentistry in Benbrook, TX, offer patients this brief introduction to the dental appliance: Always wear your retainer. Retainers are typically worn fulltime for a fixed amount of time, followed by INDEFINITE nightwear for the rest of your life. Wearing your retainer will keep your teeth looking their best for a lifetime. Also noteworthy, like Invisalign®, retainers are removable. When removing your retainer, always put it in your plastic retainer case, clean it …

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  • About Whittle Dentistry

    About Whittle Dentistry

    Dr. William Whittle takes great pride in providing quality dentistry to families throughout Benbrook, Fort Worth and surrounding towns. Whether you are looking for cosmetic, restorative, or general dentistry, Dr Whittle and staff will make sure you get the best, and most advanced treatment possible.

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    Dental Services

    Dental Services

    At Whittle Dentistry we offer the most advanced dental technology to provide your family with the quality care you deserve. Some of our services include root canals, tooth extraction, teeth whitening, Invisalign, Cerec Crowns, Bridges, and Dentures.

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    Affordable Family Dentist

    Affordable Family Dentist

    We want to make sure you get the best and most affordable dental care possible. At Whittle Dentistry we offer a variety of payment options, to help make sure your dentist visit fits into your financial life.

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  • Cerec® Crowns

    Cerec® Crowns

    CEREC technology allows Dr. Whittle to create porcelain restorations, such as crowns and bridges, while you wait.

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    Invisalign®

    Invisalign®

    Straighten your teeth today, with the clear braces alternative. Invisalign is a quick and easy way to improve your smile.

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    VELScope Oral Cancer

    VELScope Oral Cancer

    VELscope screening takes only a matter of minutes and can identify potential problem areas that the naked eye cannot see.

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